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Friday, August 07, 2015

How Planned Parenthood spends its federal funding

The long-running calls for the federal government to cease all funding directed toward Planned Parenthood have once again come to the fore. This time, a congressional vote and debate took shape after an anti-abortion group secretly recorded a series of videos with the organization's medical officers and staff speaking dispassionately — some would say dismissively — about the work of extracting fetal tissue from aborted fetuses and and transferring it to research facilities.

[Undercover video shows Planned Parenthood official discussing fetal organs used for research]

And even though the defund Planned Parenthood fight on the Senate floor didn't move the needle — in terms of actual impacts on funding — it did bring to the fore some important facts about how much federal money goes to the group, and what it's used for.



Anonymous said...

Was surprised to read that abortion is only accounts for 3% of Planned Parenthood services.

Anonymous said...

4:06 SHOCKING statistic. From the way people are going after PP you would think that is all that they do all day long.

Anonymous said...

Yes, and they don't even consider the benefit of access to contraceptives...a reduction in abortions overall.

Anonymous said...

Planned Parenthood is a woman hating machine. They want to save you as long as you are in the womb...but after that ...they are not interested in you until you are old enough to tote a gun. All conservatives...according to George Carlin.